The history of Bath

Bath’s dark gothic past

As Halloween approaches Jenny McAuley explores the city’s links with the Gothic writers of the last 200 years It was 200 years ago this December that Jane ...

Jane Austen’s connections with Bath

Catherine Pitt traces Jane Austen’s associations with Bath to mark the 200th anniversary of the novelist’s death July 2017 sees the bicentenary of Jane A...

More tea, Vicar? – The history of tea

Jessica Hope explores the vast history of Britain’s love affair with tea It has instigated wars, it has boosted morale in times of conflict, become a natio...

Remains of the day: Medieval Bath

Historian Catherine Pitt takes a look at what remains of a neglected side of Bath’s history – and shows us where we can find vestiges of a much older city ...

15 little known facts about Bath Abbey

The Bath Magazine reveals fifteen facts about Bath Abbey and its 1,200 year history 1. There has been a place of Christian worship on the site of Bath Abbey ...